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Hicksons congratulates Kathy Ireland and Karen Stott on their appointment as Mediators

As previous members of the firm, Hicksons would like to congratulate Kathy Ireland and Karen Stott on their appointment as Mediators for the Personal Injury Commission by Judge Gerard Phillips this week.  
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Hicksons appoints new Workers Compensation Partner in Sydney

Hicksons appoints industry leader, Jesse Webb, as a partner in its workers compensation team in Sydney.  

The award rate or mate’s rates?

When determining whether there is an employment or contract relationship, it is important to look at all circumstances surrounding the agreement.

Taking the bite out of section 59A

Section 59A of the Workers Compensation Act 1987 disentitles workers to ongoing medical or related treatment after they cease to be entitled to weekly payments. However, the recent Presidential decision in Pacific National Pty Limited v Baldacchino [2018] NSWWCCPD 12 puts the operation of that section in a spin with Deputy President Snell determining that a knee replacement is exempt.
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Hicksons places its future firmly in the hands of the younger generation

Hicksons is delighted to announce the promotion of two lawyers to the partnership from 1 July 2018.

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